You know why April 2 is special, right? Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF morelikemagic.tumblr.com Yeah, that's right. It's NATIONAL PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY DAY. Peanut butter and jelly, or, as we affectionately refer to it, PB&J, is arguably the greatest food pairing in human history. James Gentile / Via jamesgentilephoto.tumblr.com I mean, is that a tower of glory or is that a tower of glory? The sweet! The salty! The creamy! The crunchy! Can peanut butter and jelly have it all? YES, YES THEY CAN.And yeah, PB&J sandwiches, especially many-layered sandwiches, are great. But when they start to seem a little stale, don't let the inevitable onset of sandwich ennui slow your roll. There are so many other ways to enjoy this blessed union. Here are just a few. 1. PB&J Bars framedcooks.com The classic. Recipe here. 2. PB&J French Toast Sandwich macaroniandcheesecake.com Breakfast/lunch fusion at its finest. Recipe here. 3. DIY Uncrustables! chockohlawtay.blogspot.com WHY did I never think of this? Recipe here. 4. PB&J Cupcakes with Peanut Butter Chocolate Ganache joanne-eatswellwithothers.com Overachiever's dream cupcake. Recipe here. 5. PB&J Pie foodbabbles.com My, what pretty jam smears you have! Recipe here. 6. PB&J Sandwich Cookies ihearteating.com Like a sandwich, but a COOKIE. Recipe here. 7. PB&J Smoothie beckybakes.net True fact: Peanut butter is a smoothie's best friend. Recipe here. 8. Chocolate PB&J Cups withstyleandgraceblog.com These take a little doing, but there's a 99% chance they're delicious. Recipe here. 9. PB&J Muffins sweetpotatochronicles.com Muffins full of treasure. Recipe here. 10. PB&J Potato Chip Thumbprint Cookies spoonforkbacon.com Adding potato chips was never a bad idea, ever. Recipe here. 11. Grilled PB&J Sandwich chow.com Borrowing a smart trick from the ol' cheese playbook. Recipe here. 12. PB&J Blondies loveveggiesandyoga.com Bake sale dynamite right there. Recipe here. 13. PB&J Pancakes (Gluten-Free) theroastedroot.net Jelly makes an excellent structural stabilizer. Recipe here. 14. PB&J Crème Brûlée bigfatbaker.com For the discerning, refined PB&J enthusiast. Recipe here. 15. PB&J Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache zoebakes.com Sorry arteries, I have a new friend and don't need you anymore. Recipe here. 16. PB&J Baked Oatmeal theroastedroot.net Good morning! Recipe here. 17. PB&J and Banana Waffle Sandwich livlifetoo.blogspot.com The banana seems like a BIT much, but the general concept is sound. Recipe here. 18. PB&J Cinnamon Rolls runs-with-spatulas.com Look at that cute pink glaze up in there. Recipe here. 19. Easy PB&J Ice Cream Cake eatathomecooks.com Ah, the power of Cool Whip. Recipe here. 20. PB&J Skillet Monkey Bread picky-palate.com Just snip up some Pillsbury biscuits, drizzle with nice things, and bake. Recipe here. 21. PB&J Sushi a-bicycle-built-for-two.blogspot.com Well, if that ain't just the cutest gosh darn thing. Instructions here. 22. PB&J Ice Cream scoopadventures.com A little labor-intensive, but those pink swirls are awful pretty. Recipe here. 23. Steamed PB&J Buns blogs.babble.com Peanut butter BAO! Recipe here. 24. Braided PB&J Bread the-girl-who-ate-everything.com Easy to make with some strategically placed pizza dough. Recipe here. 25. PB&J Ice Cream Sandwiches foodnetwork.com Of COURSE these are from the beautiful buttery mind of Paula Deen. Recipe here. 26. PB&J Fudge chocolatecoveredkatie.com OR: Get a spoon. Eat some peanut butter. Just an idea. Recipe here. 27. Peanut Butter, Jelly, Bacon & Sriracha Burger burgerjunkies.com HELP WHAT'S HAPPENING? More info on this beast here. 28. PB&J Poutine eatpnw.com Perfect accompaniment to your PB&J Burger, from the Potato Champion truck in Portland. 29. PB&J Chicken Lollipops pepper.ph Uh...recipe here, if you think this is in any way acceptable.